M.Ed. in Sport Management - Athletic Management

The degree program is designed to meet the needs of full-time students as well as working professionals, including athletic directors, coaches, athletic trainers and sport industry professionals. The program will appeal to individuals involved in the management of professional sport industries, school-based athletics, commercial and community recreation, sport facilities, fitness clubs and related private-sector enterprises. Studies leading to this M.Ed. are interdisciplinary, drawing on expertise in sport science, educational theory and research. A thesis option is available.

Athletic Management Program Curriculum

“The program directly aligned with my professional experience in the sport management industry and allowed me to reference course work from the program, providing me guidance on projects I have had to complete in my current position as the Director of the Academic Center for Student-Athletes at Shippensburg University.”

- Trejon Dinkins | Class of '22, M.Ed. Sport Management - Athletic Management

Admission Requirements

Admission to the program is open to those applicants who possess a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university. Applicants must submit supporting documents as required for general admission to a graduate program. Please note that at least one academic reference is required and cannot be from the Millersville Sport Management Department. Applicants must possess a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.

Applicants with a 3.0 GPA or higher need only complete the online application and submit the accompanying documents. Applicants with a cumulative gpa between 2.75 – 2.99 will choose to either take the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), Miller Analogies Test (MAT), Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), or complete a face-to-face interview with a short writing assignment on a topic appropriate to the sport management program.